William Clarkson

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William Clarkson
Person William Clarkson
First name William
Middle name(s)
Last name Clarkson
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Occupation Shipwright
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Associated with ship(s)
Training Not apprentice
Is apprentice of
Was apprentice of
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Citizen Unknown
Literacy Signature
Has opening text William Clarkson
Has signoff text William Clarkson
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Language skills English language
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Res street Shadwell
Res parish Stepney
Res town
Res county Middlesex
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Res country England
Birth year 1627
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First deposition age 29
Primary sources
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Deposition start page(s) HCA 13/71 f.472v Annotate
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Deposition date(s) Jan 3 1656
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Has infobox completed Yes
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Has HCA evidence completed No
Has source comment completed No
Ship classification
Type of ship Merchant ship, whaling ship
Silver Ship litigation in 1650s
Role in Silver Ship litigation None

Biographical synthesis

William Clarkson (b. ca. ?; d. ?). Shipwright.

Carpenter on the ship the Owners Adventure on a whaling voyage to Spitzbergen ("Greeneland") in May 1656.

Resident in 1657 in Shadwell.

Evidence from High Court of Admiralty

Twenty-nine year old William Clarkson deposed on January 3rd 1657 in the High Court of Admiralty.[1] He was examined in the case of "Batson against Goslin and others".[2]

Comment on sources

  1. HCA 13/71 f.472v
  2. HCA 13/71 f.463r